Subway Reading

Congestion Pricing Update

The MTA + NYC's Department of Transportation are taking the first necessary steps to rolling out a congestion pricing program

Urban Climate Triage

Live in a US coastal city? What will it cost to have a future?

Make America Coal Again

The EPA overturns federal rules to limit carbon emissions from power plants + gives states the authority to let dirty plants stay open longer

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In The Carbon Age

Yes, Congress Can Protect Climate Science

Nitty gritty suggestions for how Congress can wield its budget powers beyond appropriations to protect climate science activities

The EJ Take On NY's New Climate Law

NY's Climate Leadership + Community Protection Act does a lot, but climate justice activists call out the missing pieces + the need for vigilance around necessary funding

The Stripes Tell The Story

Worldwide

Lenders Seek To Sink Carbon

11 major lenders agree to make carbon emissions metrics part of their loan decisions to the shipping industry

Le Mot Juste

There's a crisis in Canadian journalism about calling what's happening now a climate crisis

Ireland: Decouple Carbon Emissions From Economic Growth

With 180 recommended actions Ireland sets its sights on becoming a growing economy with net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

DEE-fense!

There's a new climate action kid on the block — the Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative. Born in 2019, its proud parents are the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University and the law firm Arnold & Porter. What are their hopes for this new project and why is it called a "Defense Initiative"?

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Richard LeighSnapshot

Living Better Electrically

The Extinction Rebellion is right! The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 1.5°C report is right! Human civilization will be unalterably diminished or even wiped out by climate change, not this year, but if current practice continues, during this century. What is to be done? The solution is blindingly obvious...

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In the Media

Tall, Taller, Super-tall

Read Nancy Anderson's comment on Stefanos Chen's column in The New York Times

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Upcoming Events

Around Town
City Of Water Day
13 Jul
The 12th annual City of Water Day gets people to, on, and in the water by offering the chance to get to know local marine life; participate in crafts + science experiments + meet the organizations that connect us to our waterfront. It's free + for all ages
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Around Town
Hudson Rising
4 Aug
Visit the exhibit that explores 200 years of ecological change + environmental activism along “the most interesting river in America” through artifacts, media + celebrated Hudson River School paintings.Through August 4
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Around Town
Global Climate Strike
20 Sep
At the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our workplaces + homes to spend the day demanding action on the climate crisis. Join us
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Taking Action
27 Oct
Young people everywhere are demanding society confront the climate crisis with a new level of urgency + this inspires an exhibit featuring hands-on learning about solutions June 1 – October 27
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